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M2M and Connected Devices

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NPD: 66% of U.S. mobile broadband connections by end of 2015 will be tablets

Tablets are expected to make up a large majority of all mobile broadband connections in the U.S. over the next two years, according to a new report from the NPD Group.

Growth hacking or app spam? How developers will need to rethink SMS

"You have to see this!" was one of the messages sent out last year by Glide, the video messaging app that quickly climbed to the top of the app store charts.

BlackBerry's Chen: We're not exiting the devices business

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said the company is not going to get out of the devices business, despite giving an interview in which he indicated that it might be a possibility.

Microsoft tests new connected car concept that uses Mirrorlink

Microsoft is planning a new version of its Windows operating system for the connected car market, though it does not yet have a product that is ready to ship in vehicles.

AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel form Industrial Internet Consortium for IoT standards

AT&T, Cisco Systems, General Electric, IBM and Intel are coming together to form a new group to try to create standards for the sensors inside machines and sprouting up around cities as part of the Internet of Things.

Report: BMW tops connected car rankings among automakers

Nearly every automaker in the world is getting into the connected-car market, yet it's difficult to gauge how robust a car maker's overall connected-car portfolio actually is. In a study sponsored by Vodafone, Machina Research found that BMW ranks first among all car makers for its connected-car lineup.

Lowenstein's View: And the Next Big Thing is…?

There is tremendous innovation going on, in many sectors of mobile, and in other areas of the digital ecosystem. But most of this I would categorize as "small i" innovation, not "big i" innovation. As far as something game-changing, I think we're in a bit of a "harvesting," or "pause" period.

Nielsen: 70% of U.S. consumers have heard of wearables, but might not bite because of price

Wearable computing is still a nascent industry, although Google, Samsung Electronics and others are doing their best to hurry it along. According to a new report form research firm Nielsen, most U.S. consumers are aware of such devices but might not buy them en masse because they are too expensive.

Take an in-depth look at Google's Android Wear for smart watches

Google has generated a great deal of buzz with the rollout of Android Wear, its software for wearable computers, starting with smart watches. But what does the software actual entail and how does it look?

Google, Samsung compete for smart watch developers

Google and partner Samsung Electronics collaborate on smartphones and tablets, but when it comes to smart watches, the two companies are going to be vying for developers.